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being the guardian of religion justifying the presence and political will by resisting western as asian and that is it. what is your answer to the problems we have within the society? what is your social policy? what is your educational policy? we don't have answers. the only thing is polarization is reducing political discourse into something that is simplistic to. not only the arab world is falling into that trap but we in the west read this situation to these lengths and egypt is in danger. too many men are wearing head scarves now. the symbol is dynamic and you can laugh but i am sorry to tell you the media coverage is too often the case that we are reducing the reality of a country on symbols. how many women and how many men. what is your position on sharia, if you use the term is over. that is the reality of the simplistic discussion we have. but once again what i am saying to the muslim countries in the arab world you cannot blame the west to reduce the political discourse. this is what is happening in the muslim countries themselves. this is the problem. by going beyond us, pola
religions and all faiths, homosexuality is strictly forbidden. it is a very ugly behavior. how can you, in order to obtain four or five additional votes or to make a party more popular than the other, how can you give -- but when i say freedom -- allow me, sir. >> do you believe that homosexual people, are they born homosexual or do they become homosexual? what do you believe? >> translator: they become at the end of the day, they do become that way. i'm not seeking the root causes of it, though. you see, the problems that are facing humanity today are much deeper than whether a single lady goes skiing or not. there are many reforms yet to take place, many reforms, as of yet to be realized. in the united states, 50 million people live in poverty. is america a poor country? they're human beings, too. each one of them is a complete hun being with many hopes and aspirations and dreams. throughout the world, 1.2 billion people live in utter poverty. dictatorships do exist. oppressions exist. denying human dignity exists, unfortunately. all of this must be reformed. humans must feel like hu
to jump in because the reality beano, the parties tend to throw religion when is an upwardly seemed to move certain voters. my frustration is when you have an honest conversation with the hispanic community about religion, you can see them going down the line between the republican and democratic parties. the examples are i am a democrat and a latino because i believe in taking care of my fellow man and woman. the democratic party looks at this issues -- how do we support those families who need? you have this catholic christian latinos who say it makes sense, i need to be a democrat, because we do that kind of social outreach. on the republican side, is a black and white issue about abortion. the reality for latinos is that your walking down the middle of the road with them when it comes to religion, because of that talk of war. my mother in law knows what i do in terms of the democratic message and being out there supporting the president, but she is a strong woman of faith and she cannot be dissuade or moved when it comes to the issue of around abortion. she has told me i will no
the service, saying it mixes religion and government. >>> and the supreme court may tackle hot-button issues like affirmative action and same-sex marriage when its new term starts tomorrow. the justices went their separate ways for the summer after the court's controversial health care ruling in june. joe johns takes a look at how the health care ruling may have affected the justices' relationships, and the tough issues ahead for the court. >> reporter: at the beginning of the new session the supreme court is going to be closely watched for signs of strain between the justices or anything else that suggests things may have changed since the health care ruling, which arguably was the biggest opinion by the court since bush versus gore more than a decade ago. right after the supreme court's health care decision in june, chief justice john roberts joked to colleagues that he would find an island fortress to escape the political heat. here's how justice ruth bader ginsburg described the eventful spring. >> the term has been more than usually taxing. some have called it the term of the century. >
misusing anyone. mormons are talking about the president obama religion? i want to talk about the mormons with mitt romney. i think obama is doing a good job for the problems that he inherited. how can anyone undo eight years of problems in four years? he is doing everything he can. thank you. host: c-span will be covering the debate live. we have a special campaign 2012 debate hub set up on the website. covering live coverage of all four debates. and other ways to socially engaged for you, the audience, to help bring together that love -- people that love politics and are interested in the debate, you can watch their and catch the debate live tonight and catch clips right afterwards, individual questions and answers provided by the question -- by the candidates, organized by topic. that is all happening right now at democratic caller, washington, dc. caller: question for obama, why does he not say anything or do anything about the jail population being minority, blacks, more than anyone else in this country? all the nationalities got reparations when mistreated by this come t
, freedom of religion. our belief is that there should be a separation of church and state that you eluded to. there should be no government intrusion into the pulpit at all. in 194 54, that changed, taking away 166 years of pulpit freedom. we've been trying to restore that and see the johnson amendment taken to court and be unconstitutional based on the first amendment. in hopes of seeing a court case so that the johnson amendment can officially be thrown out and pastors can, once again, have their first amendment rights back. >> will you endorse a candidate during your sermon this sunday? >> i plan on doing exactly that. what we're saying is that's the freedom of the pastor. fes taes up to them. that's a receipt that we v we're simply saying we're trying to reclaim what was lost. 501-c, only one category has a speech restriction put on it, 501-c-3, which happens to be churches. lyndol banes johnson his aide would acknowledge that they never had churches in mind. they were aimed at two businessmen that had 501-c-3s. it swept in churches and they didn't intend for it to apply to churches.
the backboards plots of the terrorists who do not represent libya, i do not represent islam. islam is a religion of peace and love, just as president obama said from this rostrum to days ago. our future will be a future chartered by people like chris stevens, not by people like his killers. in this context, i would like to express my condolences to the libyan people and to misrata for the death of a man who is joined some long list of martyrs five days ago. mr. president, i would like to express my deep appreciation for the actions of the administration following that moment of depression -- of distress. my mission is to pursue the perpetrators and bring them to justice. we shall make our utmost to strengthen the necessary protection granted to diplomatic and consular missions, and to ensure the safety of their employees and facilities. this painful event in no way expresses the feelings of the libyan people as people of moderation, hospitality, and gratitude. the large demonstrations condemning this lascivious crime in the city of van ghazi -- benghazi and other libyan cities is the true refle
, religion, native tongue, ethnic background should create differences or distances between people nor should it be the sole reason to bring people closer together. >>> when we come back, a police i can promise you mahmoud ahmadinejad has never been asked before. wait till you hear how he answers it. i ask every guest one question. i'm going to ask you, just because i'm amused by your response. how many times in your life, mr. president, have you been properly in love? we still run into problems. namely, other humans. which is why, at liberty mutual insurance, auto policies come with new car replacement and accident forgiveness if you qualify. see what else comes standard at liberty mutual insurance. responsibility. what's your policy? ♪ ♪ hi dad. many years from now, when the subaru is theirs... hey. you missed a spot. ...i'll look back on this day and laugh. love. it's what makes a subaru, a subaru. >>> i ask every guest one question and i'm going to ask you, just because i'm amused by your response. how many times in your life, mr. president, have you been properly i
to pray for members of the judiciary before they hear cases. some say it mixes religion and government. and there may be hot-button issues like affirmative action and same-sex marriage. the justices went their separate ways after the controversial health care ruling in june, and joe johns looks how the rooting may have affected the justices. >> they beginning of the new session the supreme court will be watched for signs of strain between the justices or anything else suggesting things may have changed since the health care ruling which was the biggest ruling in the court since bush versus gore a decade ago. after the supreme court judge, john roberts joked to colleagues that he would find an island to escape the heat. >> the charm has been more than usually taxing, and some have called it the term of the century. >> three months later the court is back and there are no signs of it cooling down. >> the justices are moving from the frying pan into the fire, and they are tackling some of the most legal questions of the day. across the board, probably the biggest term in at least a decade
was to talk about his religion. that was very difficult during the course of the campaign with the conservative evangelical base suspicious of mormonism. the other thing is talk about his record of governor. one of his main things was health care reform in massachusetts. that also was very hard for him to do. >> he's talking about it now. he should have talked about it earlier. it's a big achievement to cover 98% of the people. >> let's put this in the context of the debates, chuck. are you surprised that christie decided and the romney campaign is saying, first debate, hits it out of the park, thursday morning things will be different? >> thank you, chris christie, for at least making the quote, the gaffe, the honest gaffe. the fact of the matter is, that has to be what happens after this first debate. the narrative has to change. the polls have to move. romney has to clobber the president in the first debate. >> if they don't move, it's over. >> in other words, are they happy with it? i kind of thing they needed the pep talk, ok? i think the base needs a pep talk. they n
about his religion. that with a difficult with a conservative political base that was suspicious of mormonism. one of the main things of his record as governor was health care in massachusetts. >> he's talking about it now, he should have talked about it earlier. it's a big achievement. >> it was a risky strategy. >> let's put this in the context of the debates, chuck. were you surprised that christie has decided, do you think the romney campaign is pleased with him saying hey, first debate hits it out of the park thursday morning things are going to be totally different. >> thank you, chris christie for at least actually making the gaffe, the honest gaffe. the fact of the matter is that has to be what happens after the first debate. the narrative has to change. the polls have to move. romney has to clobber the president in the first debate. are they happy with it? i kind of think they needed the pep talk. i think the base needs a pep talk. they need to have confidence in their commercial. i think the idea that both sides playing this ridiculous expectations game. another thing,
religion into the public sphere and above all, reverse roe v wade in the last months again to the abortion. a big part of the revolution was the arrival in washington of a group of young and committed conservative lawyers who wanted it to work on behalf of the agenda. word the best and brightest in your group? john roberts and samuel alito. in 1985 in a memo plotting the litigation strategy of the solicitor general's office, he wrote what can be made of this opportunity to advance the goal of bringing about the eventual overruling of roe v wade? later that year of playing for a promotion, he wrote volume particularly proud of my contributions to the recent cases in which the government argued in the supreme court to the constitution doesn't protect the right to abortion, samuel alito. but, the republican party of 1980 was not the republican party of today either and we saw that in the nomination to the supreme court. stuart unexpectedly announced his resignation, and he had made a campaign promise that jimmy carter didn't even make in the campaign. he said if i have the chance i will nomin
religion obama is, nor should anyone else in america. lesson of the day. check three, far worst than madonna will ever be, snoop dogg. was openly smoking marijuana with his 18-year-old son. the despicable dog told a hollywood reporter, quote, my kids can do whatever the hell they want. for me to say otherwise would be hypocritical. a lot of mfers don't have a relationship with their kids and that's why they get on drugs. here is a clue, canine. your kids already on drugs. you know why? 'cause you're giving them to him. okay? congratulations. if if were up to me, i would have you arrested. check four, dave letterman really, really wants to book governor romney on his program. >> the current president, president obama, was on the show last week. the challenger, mitt romney has not been on the show. we have asked him to be on the show. we have -- any night, any time, short notice, whatever he wants, he can be on the show. he's got 39 days. now, i don't want to persuade anybody unnecessarily, but if he's not here in 39 days, don't vote for him. >> bill: no, not much of a chance that the
believe. when the question someone's taste in art, it is personal and probing than politics, religion, sexual preference. it is something that goes to the very soul when you say, you got that? >> "60 minutes" with morley safer. sunday at 8:00 p.m. on c-span's "q&a." cracks up next, a look at the immediate impact that last night's debate had on voters. this is about 90 minutes. ♪ >> good morning, everyone. i would like to invite you to take your seat. we will go ahead and get started. thank you for joining us on this thursday. thank you to everyone who is joining us on the live stream and those watching on c-span to and the voice of america. for those of you i do not know and have not met, my name is victoria. it is my pleasure to welcome you on behalf of all my colleagues to this wonderful discussion. before we get started, a few items to give you a sense of what is coming. charlie will be up in a moment. he will give us is take on last night's debate. guests, be joined by two ga who will also offer their perspectives on the debate and the upcoming election. we are grateful to all o
old, mr. melendez. what he did was a serious felony crime and he created a baby, my client is religion, she raised the child because it is h her belief that the child shouldn't suffer and now here is a guy who has had absolutely nothing to do with this child from birth suddenly has an urge to visit only because he is suddenly being made to pay. my beef with the judge is had the judge punished him in the criminal case by ordering restitution instead of sending him off to family court where he was rewarded with the privilege of fatherhood the guy would be paying restitution for his criminal behavior maybe in the form of an amount of money roughly equal to that which he might have been ordered to pay in family court but it would be a criminal punishment and wouldn't come attached to the presumptive privilege of fatherhood. >> shannon: there are two different situations here. the criminal judge. the criminal case. the rape case. he then sent the admitted rapist over to family court saying tamly court, probate court is where they decide with whether or not you can visit the child and what r
traditions. but there is a fundamental difference between israel and extremism. islam is a great religion peacefully over a billion people in our world. it's the most extremism is a warped political ideology supported by the minority that seeks to hijack this great religion to gain respectability for the violent objectives. it is vital that we make this distinction. in turkey we see the government with fruits and islamic values but one with democratic politics and open economy and responsible attitude to supporting change in libya and syria and elsewhere in the region. i profoundly believe that the same part is open to egypt to nisha and their neighbors and we must help them take it. democracy in islam can flourish alongside one another. so let us judge governments not by their religion, but how they act and what they do and let us in the region in a space government in egypt and tunisia said their success can strengthen democracy, not undermine it. mr. president, there is no doubt that we are in the midst of profound change and that many uncertainties lie ahead. the building blocks of de
, it is more personal, more probing than politics, religion, sexual preference. there is something that goes to the very soul when you say "you bought that?" >> morley safer of cbs on walter cronkite and journalism today. "washington journal" continues. host: we are back with our "america by the numbers" segment. the overall unemployment rate has dropped percentage -- 7.8%. if you look to those sectors, manufacturing is what we're focusing on -- is not doing as robustly as other sectors. manufacturing employment edged down 16,000 jobs on net. the jobs in computer and electronic parts and printing and related activities. we will listen to the candidates and come back oand talk about their proposals for the manufacturing sector. let's start with president obama. [video clip] >> what i talked about last night was eight new economic patriotism, and patriotism that is rooted in the belief that growing our economy begins with a strong, thriving middle-class. that means we export more jobs -- export more products and we outsource fewer jobs. over the last three years, we came together to reinvent a
but netanyahu laid out his vision for peace in the region. >> we want to see the three great religions that sprang fourth from our region, judaism, christianity and islam coexist in peace and mutual respect. yet the medieval forces of rad call islam who you saw storming american embassies of the middle east, they oppose this. they seek supremacy over all muslims. martha: david lee miller live at the united nations. david, what has been the reaction to that speech? >> reporter: martha one thing worth noting soon after prime minister netanyahu spoke mitt romney issued a statement essentially endorsing and echoing the remarks of the prime minister. romney joined the prime minister's call for a middle east progress of peace and he joined the call to prevent what he called the gravest threat. by that he meant a nuclear armed iran. now yesterday the israeli prime minister met with secretary of state hillary clinton. the u.s. position has remained the same though. the united states saying that it is not drawing any red lines. secretary clinton saying we are not setting any deadline. she also
, in the first amendment's provision of free speech, freedom of religion, and the founders presupposed and informed electorate, and an electorate which is purchase of a tory, not sitting on the sidelines. again, echoing the panel here, i get involved. please join me in thanking our panel. [applause] [captioning performed by national captioning institute] [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2012] >> when nations cheat in trade, and china has cheated, i will finally do something the president has not been willing to do, which is labeled them a currency manipulator. >> we brought more trade cases against china in one term than the previous administration did in two terms. by the way, we have been winning those cases. >> wednesday, president obama and mitt romney meet in their first presidential debate. watch and engage with c-span with our lives debate preview at 7:00 p.m. eastern. on c-span, both candidates on the screen for the entire debate. following, your reaction, calls, e-mails, and tweets. >> coming up on c-span, journalist howard kurtz looks at the role of social a
. when you question someone's taste in art, it is more personal and probing than politics, religion, sexual preference. that is something that goes to the very soul when you say, i "you bought that?" >> sunday at 8:00 p.m. on c- span's "q&a." >> katrina vanden heuvel joined us on "washington journal." this is 40 minutes. host: next up is katrina vanden heuvel, editor and publisher of "the nation." thank you for being with us this morning. we just got the new jobless number. the unemployment rate has dropped to 7.8%. what is your reaction to this for the country and politically? guest: for the country, any drop in those numbers is important. i think joblessness is the real crisis. i worry. i think president obama did save this country from the great depression. his advisers did not foresee the great dropped. -- structural economic changes drop. the programs were not as scale to deal with the jobless this we see today. i worry about -- this grand bargain of the elite. we have consigned this country to a new normal. which is joblessness at 7% or 8%. full employment is officially 5.5% a
a security and political theory meaning that terrorism has no nation and no religion, and it is a common thread regionally and internationally, and it requires a necessity, a common effort to fight terrorism within the frame along with what we do to have the cooperation of combating terrorism with more than 40 nations, and that included all aspects in intelligence exchange, activities, and how best to combat and detour and rendition and to have bilateral meetings with those nations, and this theory that's been adopted by the yes , ma'amny -- yemen government comes along the understanding of terrorism, and today, it is not -- not a specific problem to nations, but it is rather international threat and on the political, social, economic levels. this will reflect the fears and realist threats provided by the ways and means of terrorists diversified and are transnational. there are blood and lives lost. we are still suffering from terrorism, and we paid a lot with blood and life and many of the public institutions and privately owned and it affected the tourism and now most of the hotels in
't conservative enough and didn't put religion into the political marketplace enough. but i don't think that's going to be the widespread expectation of the american people. i think the tea party is seen as a force that energized the republican party initially. but is now really become an anchor around the party. mitt romney has really has not been allowed to advance more mainstream positions because the right and the religious right are holding him back and i think you can find a number of senate seats that the republicans would have captured in 2010. and in 2012. >> we're going to look at one in indiana a little bit later. >> quickly, ed, if it's not the conservative christian coalition that becomes the backlash group, if you will. what might that group look like in terms of demographics at least? >> i think eleanor touched on it at the beginning. if the president is able to win 70% of the hispanic vote or get close to that, republicans and some of them have been talking about it this cycle realize they have to find a way to appeal to the hispanic voters in this country. because if they do
in art, it is more personal, more probing than politics, religion, sexual preference. it is something that goes to the very soul when you say, you bought that? >> syrian opposition activist today predicted that the assad regime will fall by next summer. the u.s. institute posted the activists who are part of a group called the day after project. they presented a transition plan for syria which they say it started being used by the opposition areas no longer under assad's control. this is just under two hours. >> good morning ladies and gentlemen. i am jim marshall the new president of the institute of peace which i'm delighted to tell you and i'm also very pleased that everyone is here today for a very important, to hear about a very important projects sponsored by the institute of peace. my job principally is to introduce steve heideman. steve stevens or senior advisor for middle east initiatives. he has taught at columbia. he is extensively published, has also directed the center for democracy and civil studies and civil society at georgetown university. he is a terrific asset to th
to drive the mormons out of the country. we are a target country when it comes to an unusual religion. host: this is following up with your definition about abortion rights. [laughter] guest: never understand why this is a hard concept to grasp. we want enough government so people are not killed in the womb. that doesn't mean we want the government to make this go through 18 hours of procedures to change the awning in front of the store. host: 114,000 jobs created in september and the unemployment rate going down, 7.8%. guest: yet it's still higher than the day obama took office. that excludes all the people that have given up looking for work. it is still higher than the day he took office. host: with the trend going down, how do you think it will play politically? guest: 23 million people are out of work. the country is suffering. maybe they do not know on capitol hill. people know that people are not working are working at far less jobs than they had a few years ago. we have to get the country going again. host: teresa in florida. caller: you just about talked out the clock. most of us h
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